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Old 08-03-2008, 08:42 PM
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post your best olympics bets

we all know basketball will get action. what others will you hit.

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Old 08-04-2008, 07:10 AM
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I looking at the most medals count.
Even though China is favored I think the US has a chance.
US to win the most medals +105

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Old 08-04-2008, 02:08 PM
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i will be betting on handball, volleyball, waterpolo, and field hockey...probably some basketball and tennis as well
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Old 08-04-2008, 02:26 PM
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Hey Rev do you know at this point which sports will have lines at 5 Dimes?
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Old 08-04-2008, 07:10 PM
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whos got lines up for singles competetion
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Old 08-04-2008, 10:23 PM
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Is USA basketball a lock? Since last olympics Wade, Lebron, and Melo have had time to develop. The addition of experience players Jason Kidd and all star Kobe Bryant is huge. Finally have a pure 3 point shotter in Redd. And I think the biggest difference is Dwight Howard. The guy is a monster and internationally no one can defend him. Is there any value here? Outside of Spain, Argentina, and Greece, everyone else looks like a push over.

The Americans revert back to the dream team days
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Old 08-04-2008, 10:27 PM
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Why is China's expected medal count so high? Its something like 30 or 40 medals more than they received in the 04' games.
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Old 08-04-2008, 10:31 PM
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Well as a communist government they can pretty much force their whole country to point to these olympics. They've been hunting down the best athletes for each sport pretty much at conception and pointing them at these games.
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Old 08-04-2008, 11:35 PM
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Hey Rev do you know at this point which sports will have lines at 5 Dimes?

i am guessing they will have lines for all olympic bets...they offer handball, field hockey, etc for international competitions like world championships, so i would expect them to offer them for the olympics as well
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Old 08-04-2008, 11:38 PM
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Why is China's expected medal count so high? Its something like 30 or 40 medals more than they received in the 04' games.

they are more or less favoured because of the high amount of delegates for the games...they are going to break a record ( i do believe) with the most amount of athletes competing...so with that in mind they have the best chance to win the highest amount of medals...especially since they dominate so many sports like table tennis, diving, and badminton...so outside of those events they still have chance to take home a lot of other medals because they are offering so many athletes to compete
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Old 08-04-2008, 11:43 PM
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Top 3 from Johnson-Ali predictions

Total Medals
USA 103
Russia 95
China 89
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Old 08-04-2008, 11:58 PM
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Never knew badminton or ping pong was an olympic sport. Obviously the Chinese win those events.
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Old 08-04-2008, 11:59 PM
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chinese will take table tennis for sure..
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Old 08-05-2008, 12:00 AM
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chinese will take table tennis for sure..
Think the top 4 players in the world are all Chinese.
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Old 08-05-2008, 12:01 AM
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i play with my buds and they're all chinese and got some crazy moves..cant hang with them.
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Old 08-05-2008, 12:08 AM
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if archery is offered, take south korean women to win all 3 medals...they just dominate that sport for some reason
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Old 08-05-2008, 12:15 AM
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Many of them are hired to keep the North Koreans from sneaking over...actually not funny that looks like the bleakest (No. Korea) country in the world.
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Old 08-05-2008, 01:07 AM
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Womens Archery - Korea -365 to win gold medal @ TheGreek
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Old 08-05-2008, 01:09 AM
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Womens Archery - Korea -365 to win gold medal @ TheGreek
i would say pencil that in...french dip might not agree though...not enough juice for his liking
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Old 08-05-2008, 01:10 AM
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Many of them are hired to keep the North Koreans from sneaking over...actually not funny that looks like the bleakest (No. Korea) country in the world.
there are a couple of countries that i would say are bleaker than north korea...somalia being the worst country in the world (if you can even count it as a country since it doesnt have an existing ruling govt)
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Old 08-05-2008, 01:12 AM
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i would say pencil that in...french dip might not agree though...not enough juice for his liking
I'll bite if you say its close to a lock. I don't know much about most of these events. Only ones I'm personally playing are USA to win gold in basketball, and Usain Bolt in the sprinting events. The Jamaican is the real deal.
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Old 08-05-2008, 01:20 AM
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no such thing as a lock...but it is a solid bet
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Old 08-05-2008, 01:37 AM
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Old 08-05-2008, 01:43 AM
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no such thing as a lock...but it is a solid bet
I was joking.
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Old 08-05-2008, 02:32 AM
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Ir Espaņa y la hermosa defensa
that would be defensa hermosa...adjectives in spanish follow nouns unlike in english where they come before nouns
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